News Releases

  • Duncan to address graduates at Lander spring commencement

    Congressman Jeff Duncan (R-South Carolina) will deliver the main address to approximately 280 degree candidates at Lander University’s spring commencement on Saturday, April 30, in the university’s Finis Horne Arena. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Duncan was elected from the Third District last November becoming the first South Carolinian elected to Congress from Laurens County since George Washington Shell 114 years ago.
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  • New Asia Initiative

    Dr. Sung-Jae Park, recently retired from an international program leadership position at Ball State University, is now leading an Asia initiative for Lander University. He will develop strategies that will encourage students from Japan, Korea, China, and India to study at Lander for one or two years as a part of their degree programs. Dr. Park will also create some additional study abroad opportunities in Asia for Lander students.
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  • Lander University to Host 3rd Annual Peace Studies Conference

    The 3rd annual Peace Studies Conference gets underway at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, with an artists' reception at Lander University's Monsanto Gallery.
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  • Lander crowns 2011 Homecoming King and Queen

    Students and alumni showed a bit of their wild side when the university hosted reunions, student competitions and family fun for the "Welcome to the Jungle" -themed Homecoming festivities this semester.
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  • Lander to host statewide political science conference

    Dr. Kimberly Richburg, left, and Dr. Lucas McMillan, right, assistant professors of political science at Lander University, flank sophomore Ty Grogan of Greenwood, one of two Lander students who will present papers at the S.C. Political Science Association annual meeting at Lander on March 11 and 12. Richburg is the assistant program chair and McMillan is program chair of the event.
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  • Lander business students to host seminar on marketing and technology

    Lander University business students will put their skills and knowledge to good use when they host a marketing and technology seminar for small businesses on Tuesday, Feb. 15, in the conference room of the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce.
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  • Speach crowned as Miss Lander 2011

    Seven Lander University students recently competed for the title of Miss Lander University 2011. During the pageant, sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference, contestants were judged on their performance in an interview session and competitions in talent, casual wear and formal wear.
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  • Lander to host seminar on business leadership skills

    Strategies for developing and sharpening business leadership skills will be the focus of a professional development program presented by Lander University's Continuing Education Office beginning in March.
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  • Lander chosen to host traveling Vietnam Memorial exhibit

    A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be on display at Lander University Sept. 8-11, to coincide with the tenth anniversary of 9/11.
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  • Lander scientific business brainstorming generates a prize for entrepreneurship

    A project that Lander University scientist Lisa Brodhacker has been working on for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has won a prize for its potential marketability outside of the space industry.
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